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Salem-News.com (Apr-27-2011 19:22)

Two Lucky Dogs -- George and Doug - Survive Landslide Along Clackamas River

Clackamas officials save two of man's best friends.

(Clackamas, Oregon) - dog rescue Today at 12:46 p.m. it was reported to Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Deputies that two, adult Golden Retriever dogs had been swept away by a landslide that carried the animals an estimated 175 ft. down to the base of a cliff in Eagle Creek.

This particular slide location is reported to have an impressive 80 degree slope too.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-31-2010 14:52)

Coast Guard Airlifts Stranded Boaters Near Goat Island, Wash.

The Coast Guard encourages all boaters to remain aware of weather and tidal conditions and to wear a life jacket.

(ASTORIA, Ore.) - Coast Guard helicopter The Coast Guard airlifted two people after their skiff ran aground in Skagit Bay just southeast of La Conner, Wash., Thursday.

At approximately 6:00 p.m., Skagit County, Wash. Sheriff’s Dept. received a call stating a 20-ft inflatable skiff had run aground in shallow water just south of Goat Island.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-20-2010 12:59)

One Seriously Injured in Two Alarm Aloha House Fire


(ALOHA, Ore.) - Firefighters from Aloha Station 62 clean u Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue's Aloha Station 62 rescued a woman from a burning home this morning. She was quickly transported to Legacy Emmanuel Hospital with life threatening injuries.

A neighbor called 911 at 9:44 Saturday morning reporting smoke and flames coming from a two story home located at 1756 SW Harvey Way in Aloha.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2010 17:52)

Small Piece of Equipment Big Help in Rescuing Hypothermic Man From Overturned Kayak Near Brookings

(Coos Bay, Oregon) - throw bag A small piece of equipment was a big help last week when an Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division trooper and Brookings Fire Department personnel rescued a 44-year old Brookings-area man from an overturned kayak in the Chetco River near Brookings.

Using the trooper's throw bag, the hypothermic man was pulled from the river and taken to a local hospital where he was treated and later released.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2010 18:21)

Off Duty Salem Cop Doubles as Hero at Detroit Lake

Three individuals worked together to rescue a drowning victim, one was a local Salem school resources officer.

(DETROIT LAKE) - Rescue at Detroit Lake, Oregon 15 August 2010 A 15-year old Portland youth was evacuated from Detroit Lake Sunday afternoon, following a near-drowning incident. Deputies from Marion County Sheriff's Marine Patrol, along with Detroit- Lyons Medics, responded to the Hoover boat ramp at about 2:45 p.m.

Don Thomson with the Marion County Sheriff's Office says as it turns out, one of the man's rescuers was an off-duty Salem Police officer.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2010 18:57)

Injured Climber Rescued from Mount Hood

The Oregon National Guard flew the climber out to safety with non life threatening injuries.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Mount Hood in Oregon The Clackamas County Sheriffs Office Search and Rescue Team along with Portland Mountain Rescue, Mountain Wave and Timberline lodge employees responded to a fallen climber on Mt. Hood just below the summit.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2010 16:00)

U.S. Coast Guard Identifies Crew of Crashed MH-60 Helicopter Crew

U.S. Coast Guard identifies MH-60 helicopter crew‏.

(SEATTLE) - Scene of helicopter crash that claimed the life of three members of the U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard has identified the one survivor and three crew members who lost their lives, Wednesday, after their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crashed in the waters off of James Island, near La Push, Wash.

Lt. Lance D. Leone, 29, of Ventura, Calif., survived the crash and is being treated at a Seattle hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He is married.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2010 21:43)

Coast Guard Loses Three in Helicopter Crash off Washington

Aircraft crashed enroute to Sitka, Alaska.

(SEATTLE) - Coast Guard boats aid in search for downed helicopter Three U.S. Coast Guard aviators are dead following the crash of their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter in the waters near James Island, Washington.

Coast Guard units responded to the scene after contact was lost with the aircraft Wednesday at 9:32 a.m.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-05-2010 16:23)

80 People Displaced by Fire at Assisted Living Facility

Three people were treated by paramedics at the scene and two were transported to area hospitals for further medical evaluation.

(TUALATIN, Ore.) - Firefighters enter the Park Place Assisted Living Community in Tualatin, Oregon, where a fire displaced 80 residents. Photo: Brian Barker/TFV&R Fire Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue extinguished a difficult to reach fire in the roof of a large assisted care facility in unincorporated Washington County Sunday night.

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Salem-News.com (May-01-2010 19:22)

Inmates on Work Crew Save Deputy`s Life

"According to EMS responders, the inmates' quick thinking and immediate action help to save the deputy's life" -Lt. Mary Lindstrand, MCSO

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - 46-year old James Robert Parker, serving time for Contempt of Court, and 45-year old Michael Wayne Smith, down on an Assault charge, thought fast and helped save a deputy's life on a jail work crew. A Multnomah County Sheriff's Office inmate work crew helped save a deputy's life‏ Friday.

Around 3:00 p.m. Friday, an MCSO Corrections deputy was overcome with medical complications while he and his inmate work crew were rendering aid to a stranded motorist.

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